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Update: Houston Fire Department Identifies Cadet Who Died In Training

A Houston fire cadet died on Thursday after collapsing during a training exercise.

hfd cadet conference
From left to right; Exec. Fire Chief Richard Mann, Houston Interim Fire Chief Rodney West, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Medical Director Dr. David Persse and Representative from Memorial Herman Texas Trauma Institute.
Houston Fire Trainee Steven Whitfield II
Courtesy Houston Fire Department